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Jesse Partridge was born in Kitty Hawk on April 3, 1839 and
died in Dare Co., NC on Feb. 26, 1907. He was the son of Willis G. &
Elizabeth Partridge. Jesse was appointed as the Lighthouse Keeper
of the Kill Devil Hills station on Dec. 9, 1878 and resigned from the
service on Sept. 28, 1899. He first married Letitia Sibbern (1830-1872) before
c1861 and they had 4 children.
1) William T. Partridge
2) James Willis Partridge (1865-1872)
3) E. Van Buren Partridge (1867-1870)
4) Elizabeth "Bettie"
Partridge (1870-1943) - married William Thomas Tillett
Jesse married Rutha A. Myers (1839-1881)
in East Lake on July 29, 1872 and they had 3 children.
George Partridge (1873-1892)
2) William "Bill" Partridge
(1874-1938) - married Dencie Flora Etheridge
Etheridge "Joe" Partridge (1875-1933) - married Mincie D. Twiford
Jesse married Florence M. Tillett
(1868-1908) on May 8, 1884 and they had 12 children.
Lilly May Partridge (1885-1892)
2) Jesse James Partridge (1886-1954) - married 1st
Flora ???; 2nd Nancy Elizabeth Hudson
C.H. Partridge [male] (1888-1888)
Virginia Partridge (1889-1956) - married 1st George Washington Mann;
2nd William Henry Mann (brother of George)
Florence Partridge (1891-1891)
6) John L.
7) Carry K. Partridge (1894-1894)
(listed as Aldabaron on some records) Oliver Partridge (1895-1933) - married 1st Rodanthe Hines;
2nd Mary ??? [see his
9) Willis Gallop Partridge
(1897-1963) - married Mattie Mae Forrest
Partridge (1899-1918) - married Joseph Hubert Daniels
Stella Partridge (1903-1903)
12) John Randolph Partridge
(1904-1969) - married
Joseph E. & Mincie (Twiford)
Joseph Etheridge Partridge, son of Jesse Partridge and
A. Myers, was born in Kitty Hawk, Currituck County, on Nov. 2, 1875 and
died Jan. 27, 1933.
He married Mincie D. Twiford in 1902. Mincie was born on
Nov. 7, 1885 and died Dec. 21, 1960. To them were born seven children:
Ruth Mae Partridge (1903-1941) married Mahlon Brooks Midgett
Carrie K. Partridge (1905-1990) married Milton Thomas Culpepper
Oscar C. Partridge (1907-1933) never married
4) Irma L. Partridge
(1910-1983) married William Thomas Beacham, II
5) Della Bateman Partridge
(1912-1944) married Reuben Benjamin Haskett, Sr.
Ira Vernon Partridge (1914-1981) married Bessie Emma Jane Tillett
Josephine Etheridge Partridge (1917-1979) married Jackson
Sanderlin Twiford, Jr.
information kindly provided by Arlene Vause.
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